Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 208 161
Rank change year-on-year +67 -47 +4
Contract jobs citing FMCG 43 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% 0.69% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 7
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +44.80%
10th Percentile £325 £341 £138
90th Percentile £538 £580 £575
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.48 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +26.07% -14.29% -9.26%

FMCG is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1332 1733 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.80% 27.89% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 1054 818
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +8.97% +3.57%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £213
90th Percentile £523 £547 £518
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 84 108
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.75 £17.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.62% -14.75%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.83 £11.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £32.41 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.46% +5.72%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing FMCG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +28 21 £400 +5.26%
Staffordshire +23 15 £388 +1.97% 1
Coventry +16 2 - -
FMCG
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 14 (32.56%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) C#
3 10 (23.26%) VB
3 10 (23.26%) Python
3 10 (23.26%) IBM
3 10 (23.26%) Degree
3 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
3 10 (23.26%) Task Automation
3 10 (23.26%) WinAutomation
4 9 (20.93%) Logistics
4 9 (20.93%) Finance
5 7 (16.28%) SAP
6 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
6 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
6 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
6 6 (13.95%) Retail
7 5 (11.63%) SAP PP-PI
7 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
7 5 (11.63%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (11.63%) SAP EWM
7 5 (11.63%) SAP PP
8 4 (9.30%) DHCP
8 4 (9.30%) VPN
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.30%) ETL

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.33%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) SAP EWM
1 5 (11.63%) SAP PP
1 5 (11.63%) SAP PP-PI
2 1 (2.33%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DHCP
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
1 4 (9.30%) VPN
1 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.65%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (9.30%) Power BI
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.65%) DTS
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) WinAutomation
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Business Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) DBA
2 10 (23.26%) SQL DBA
3 8 (18.60%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Business IT Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) IT Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) PowerShell Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) LAN/WAN Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) EDI
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.33%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.65%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) AIX
2 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Task Automation
2 9 (20.93%) Logistics
3 5 (11.63%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
4 4 (9.30%) Analytics
4 4 (9.30%) Business Analytics
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.30%) ETL
4 4 (9.30%) Information Management
4 4 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Time Management
4 4 (9.30%) Use Case
4 4 (9.30%) Workflow
5 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Information Security
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) C#
2 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
2 10 (23.26%) Python
2 10 (23.26%) VB
3 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.98%) GDPR
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) IBM
2 7 (16.28%) SAP
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Capita
6 1 (2.33%) CODA
6 1 (2.33%) IFS
6 1 (2.33%) Ingenico
6 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.33%) NCR
6 1 (2.33%) Tableau
6 1 (2.33%) Workday